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Activist hopes convention suicide leads to more awareness

...recent back-to-back suicides of four young adults in the western Alaska village of Hooper Bay. Regarding the Anchorage convention death, police spokeswoman Anita Shell said there was no indication a suicide note was left by the man, whose...
Jehovah's Witness convention to focus on 'Day of Reckoning'

...This summer, the group expects nearly 1.5 million people to attend the United States conventions. Other events are scheduled for Germany, Czech Republic and Poland during July and August. The Anchorage convention runs July 14-16.
Strong turnout expected for Alaska's convention season

...convention sales manager at the Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau. Last...over the past decade. The Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau said...represent the largest portion of Anchorage convention business. The city's largest...
ATIA announces 2011 marketing committee

...its 2010-2011 marketing committee. Executive officers include Marketing and Planning Chair Julie Saupe of the Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau, Advertising Chair Linda Springmann of Holland America Line, International Chair Bonnie Quill...
ATIA picks new board members

...Convention and Visitors Bureau; vice chair, Ken Dole of Waterfall Resort; chair of marketing, Julie Saupe of Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau; chair of government relations, Patti Mackey of Ketchikan Convention and Visitors Bureau...
Anchorage welcomes AFN delegates

...4.1 million in the city, according to the Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Youth and Elders Conference...Convention Center. "It's the 'Big One' for the Anchorage convention industry," said Jim Henderson, the bureau's...
Alaska Digest

...years of uninterrupted growth, and has become Alaska's economic engine," said Julie Saupe, president of the Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau. The new construction marks the first time in four years that new hotel rooms have been constructed...
Northwest Digest

...rates and even give space away, the report says. Anchorage convention center proponents want a 193,000-square-foot...percent from 8 percent to pay for the center. The Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau, which markets Anchorage to...
Alaska sees rise in independent tourists

...bookings have picked up by 20 to 30 percent. "People are feeling upbeat," said Julie Saupe, president of the Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau. Even though fewer tourists are traveling to Anchorage this year, they are spending more on...
AG: State has strong case in head tax suit

...head tax expenditures on items directly linked to the ships, while approving less related expenditures such as an Anchorage convention center. Those vetoes were overturned by the Legislature last summer. Sullivan said the head tax expenditures...


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